Incident

20 Dec 98 This is from a friend with the State Police. This shooting took place earlier this month in a State office building. It involved a disgruntled employee: The male suspect (in for a disciplinary hearing) had been holding his right hand inside his coat and over...

Hunting Report

10 Dec 98 I just returned from deer hunting at Thunder Ranch in Texas. My good friends and colleagues, Clint Smith, Heidi, and Bill McLennon, were gracious and accommodating as always. We had a great time together. I found that, when shooting deer with the FDR, 175M...

Cold Ranges?

30 Nov 98 This is from a friend in the Midwest. He is describing the recent behavior of a typical “cold-range grass-eater” at a shooting range, trying to make believe he is practicing real defensive shooting skills: “When Goofy stepped up to the line to do a drill...

Rifle Optics

20 Nov 1998 After completing a Police rifle Course on the West Coast earlier this week, I noted that students who used rifles with scopes exceeding two power consistently hit the wrong target. In one exercise, I placed five steel rifle targets in a row, and each one...

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13 Nov 98 Muzzle masking! CRAIG, CO–a hunter said he learned an important lesson after he shot (spattered) himself in the face Monday morning when he spotted an elk near a railroad track about 20 miles south of Oak Creek. Jerold Sanchez, 23, rested the barrel of...

This from California

3 Nov 98 This from California: “One of my local police agencies was partially responsible for Sarariland redesigning their Glock holsters. After the entire agency switched to Glock 21s, they had several discharges while officers were reholstering their pistols....